By Chalida Ekvitthayavechnukul
Medbanks Network Technology, an oncology database firm, has secured $59 million in a Series D round led by CDH Investments and CLP Fund.
GREE VR Capital, a US-based venture capital affiliate of Japanese online gaming major GREE Inc, is looking to hit the fundraising trail for its second vehicle, GFR Fund II.
The startup will use the capital to increase its course offerings in areas such as data science, machine learning, blockchain and cybersecurity, and to expand its language offerings.
The Beijing-based firm raised more than $1.2 billion last year including a round announced in May that valued it at more than $4.5 billion.
VC funds in the U.S. raised $55.5 billion from investors last year, according to a new report from the National Venture Capital Association and PitchBook—that’s the most since the dot-com era, and far more than last year’s $34 billion.
Thai startups – live trivia game show app Panya Studios and beauty services booking platform GoWabi – have raised funds.
Chinese social platform YeeCall has participated in the $4-million investment round of BitRock, the fintech platform it incubated.
K2VC has declared that it will cease all collaborations with Next Capital and will withdraw its status as LP on grounds of IP theft.
SunBridge divested its stake in Marketo KK, its Japan joint venture with Marketo, as part of Adobe’s acquisition of the marketing automation firm.
N26 raised $300 million from Insight Venture Partners, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC and several existing investors.